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Italy is using new remote sensing images from satellites to detect poplar plantations

ProPopulus Team Although poplar cultivation is a strategic sector for the forest-wood supply chain in Italy and represents the most significant internal source for primary wood transformation, it occupies a very small portion of the national area (less than 1%) compared to that of forests. As part of the support strategies for the supply of…

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France will monitor poplar plantations using new remote sensing images from satellites

Propopulus Team In collaboration with our sponsors France Bois Forêt and Garnica, amongst others, the French National Poplar Council (CNP) has launched a research programme in France to make annual mappings of poplar plantations using satellite remote sensing. It will also monitorthe status and progress exhaustively. Currently, poplar plantations in France are distributed in small…

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A handbook for journalists and scientists to understand each other

Developing a society based on moderation, intelligence, sharing, and healthy environments without compromising the future, requires rising awareness about how our collective and individual behavior impacts Nature and why it is important to reduce our society’s dependence on unsustainable resources to tackle issues such as climate change and pollution.  Making valuable scientific information accessible to…

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Buenos Aires hosts the 7th Poplar International Symposium

The Argentinian chapter of the non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest research scientists IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) will organize the Seventh International Poplar Symposium (IPS VII) in Buenos Aires, from 28th October to 4th November 2018 under the title “New Bio-economies: Exploring the Potential Role of Salicaceae”. Two field trips organized to…

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Science, forest and human wellbeing conference in Bucharest

From September 18th to 21st Bucharest will host the Forest Science for a Sustainable Forestry and Human Wellbeing in a Changing World International Scientific Conference, an open scientific event dedicated to the anniversary of 85 years of activity in forestry research of the National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry “Marin Drăcea”. The conference…

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